Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

Jammu: Chamber of commerce wants Rohingyas out, warns launch of 'identify and kill' operation

Jammu: Chamber of commerce wants Rohingyas out, warns launch of ‘identify and kill’ operation

After Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, held a high-level review meeting on the deportation of Rohingiya Muslims from Jammu region, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Jammu on Friday demanded the immediate deportation...
Delhi frowns as China confirms it will meddle in Kashmir

Delhi frowns as China confirms it will meddle in Kashmir

New Delhi has reacted strongly to an article by the Chinese media where it confirms that it would meddle in the Kashmir problem. Delhi has said that it would not let China mediate on...
A boy from a recently arrived Rohingya family pumps water from a well at a makeshift site in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh while his brother watches the baby outside their shelter. Thousands of Rohingya are living in the area since fleeing the October 2016 violence in Myanmar. © UNHCR/Saiful Huq Omi

Over 168,000 Rohingya likely fled Myanmar since 2012 – UNHCR report

Study finds thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence and desperation have sought safety and stability in countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia in the last five years. BANGKOK, Thailand – More than 168,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar...
Aung San Suu Kyi, and European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini at a tense media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: AP

Trips abroad expose Aung San Suu Kyi’s Rohingya Muslim dilemma

Just a few years ago Aung San Suu Kyi was feted in the world's capitals as a democracy icon and defender of human rights. Families poured onto Myanmar's streets in 2015 when her National League...
U Wirathu and his entourage step off the plane in Sittwe airport on their way to visit Maungdaw Township in Arakan State

Concerns Surface Over U Wirathu’s Visit to Arakan State

RANGOON — U Wirathu, an ultranationalist monk notorious for his inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric, is visiting Maungdaw Township in Arakan State, where mostly stateless Muslims that identify as Rohingya have been the targets of deadly...
Order issued by Mallakam court over Rohingya Muslims migrant boat

Order issued by Mallakam court over Rohingya Muslims migrant boat

Mallakam Court has issued an order to consult the attorney general regarding the Rohingya Muslims who were taken into Sri Lanka Navy’s custody while on a migrant boat, and to report to the court...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...